Heavily

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Definition

heavily: excessively; with great force, strongly
adverb
He drinks heavily. He drinks twelve beers every evening.

heavy: opposite of light (in weight or quantity)
adjective
Figuratively, heavy means "serious".

Examples

  • "When you finish your message with a polite "Tanks", I want nothing more than to take you in my arms and explain to you that a "tank" is in fact a machine of war, a heavily armored combat vehicle armed with a cannon!"
  • "Heavy, but still attractive."
  • "Brian : We're going to take an alternative route sir, due to heavy traffic."
  • "Lance : Moreover, the .44 Magnum is much too heavy for a six year old."
  • "The local time is 3:30 in the afternoon, and the temperature is 10 degrees celsius, and it is, of course, raining heavily."
  • "Horatio : It is heavy."
  • "Philip : Like I've always done, with an evening of heavy drinking and some meaningless sex."
  • "while drinking heavily."
  • "Brian : No, Joe is super heavy!"

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